Heart attack, or myocardial infarction, occurs when blood flow to a part of the heart is blocked, resulting in the damage or death of heart muscle. Most heart attacks are caused by blood clots or plaque buildup that obstructs the coronary arteries. In this video clip, you can learn about the common procedures to treat heart attack victims.
Good Samaritan Hospital provides state-of-the-art cardiac care and vascular services to more patients than any other community hospital in Santa Clara County. If you are interesting in learning more about our hospital’s services, contact our friendly staff at (408) 559-2011.